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Publishers Corner: September 2018

Publishers Corner: September 2018

Restyling the Word “Primitives” Maxine Carter-Lome In the evolution of any industry new words emerge to identify and define products and trends that shift the marketplace and seek to broaden its appeal. In the antiques world, its words such as “Upcycled,” “Repurposed,” “Salvage,” “Vintage,” “Americana,” and “Primitives” that are making ‘old things’ and ‘antiques,’ hot […]

Manga: A Brief History

Manga: A Brief History

A Brief History and its Place in a Collector’s Market By Carrie Wood A significant chunk of the worldwide comics market has long been held by manga. Though it’s entirely likely that your typical western comic book fan would consider manga to be something of a “niche” market, it’s hardly so. Manga is a multibillion-dollar […]

Civil War Era Tobacco Pipe Highlights Machaan's May 12 Gallery Auction

Civil War Era Tobacco Pipe Highlights Machaan's May 12 Gallery Auction

Civil War collectors take note: a  gold mounted Civil War era Tobacco Pipe carved with scenes of Appomattox Surrender is a featured item at Michaan’s Gallery Auction May 12, 2018.  This  unique historical artifact has an estimated auction value of $1,500-$2,000. The auction will also feature decorative arts, Asian art, jewelry and fine art. The auction […]

In The Works: Free Comic Book Day 2017 is May 6

In The Works: Free Comic Book Day 2017 is May 6

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Each year on the first Saturday in May, participating comic book retailers across North America give away more than 6 million comics at participating locations in celebration of Free Comic Book Day. The offerings, more than 50 different issues, come from a variety of publishers (including Marvel, DC, Dark […]

Collector's Showcase: August 2016

Collector's Showcase: August 2016

Coca-Cola Collectibles: It’s The Real Thing Dan Deane of San Bernadino, California is more than a Coca-Cola fan – he leads their fan club as president of the National Coca-Cola Collectors Club. A retired police officer, Dan has been collecting Coke memorabilia for over 35-years, his interest and passion having more to do with the […]

Morphy Auctions' May Premier Advertising Auction of Quality Antique Soda and Tobacco Advertising and Ephemera

This two-day auction, the first of two sales events featuring selections from the Robert Newman collection, includes a remarkable offering of world-class Coca-Cola brand posters, signage, paintings, clocks, and other one-of-a-kind rarities. Morphy Auctions, the finest auction destination for fresh to the market collections, is excited to announce this can’t miss sale to be held […]

Publisher's Corner: October 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

“Picking” Versus “Shopping” Your Next Find Although we are both collectors, my husband and I have different philosophies and approaches when it comes to where and how we like to hunt and shop for new additions to our collections. I like to browse and shop for my finds in settings that visually and aesthetically appeal […]

Collectors' Forum at Old Sturbridge Village Explores Topic of Collecting in America

Saturday, October 24, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. $135 (includes all lectures, workshops, lunch and one-year OSV Membership $85 for OSV Members) STURBRIDGE, Massachusetts – Collectors of all types, young and old to experienced and amateur, have undeniably shaped the identities of many American museums and historic sites since the 19th century. Many of these special places, such […]

Publisher’s Corner: June 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Is your web site mobile? Recently we at The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles went through a redesign and repurposing of our web site in an effort to provide dealers, collectors, and enthusiasts with the most current resources and news to actively engage in the antiques & collectibles marketplace. Our web site is now a […]